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National Freight Advisory Committee

National Freight Advisory Committee

The U.S. Department of Transportation is establishing a National Freight Advisory Committee (NFAC) and soliciting nominations for membership. The NFAC will provide advice and recommendations to the Secretary on matters related to freight transportation in the United States, including (1) implementation of the freight transportation requirements of the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (P.L. 112-141); (2) establishment of the National Freight Network; (3) development of a National Freight Strategic Plan; (4) development of strategies to help States implement State Freight Advisory Committees and State Freight Plans; and (5) development of measures of conditions and performance in freight transportation; (6) development of freight transportation investment, data, and planning tools; and (7) legislative recommendations. IOnstructions on how to submit nominations are available in the Federal Register Notice* [HTML, PDF 92KB]. For an example of what information to submit, please see this sample membership nomination template [HTML, WORD DOCUMENT 18KB].


Shira Bergstein, phone: (202) 366-1999; email:

* The Federal Register notice was submitted for publication and this site will be updated after the notice is published in the Federal Register.

Last updated: Wednesday, January 7, 2015